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Voter registration down among Hispanics, blacks
The Washington Post ^ | 05/04/12 | Krissah Thompson (Jim's cousin?)

Posted on 05/04/2012 11:10:39 AM PDT by TonyInOhio

The number of black and Hispanic registered voters has fallen sharply since 2008, posing a serious challenge to the Obama campaign in an election that could turn on the participation of minority voters.

Voter rolls typically shrink in non-presidential election years, but this is the first time in nearly four decades that the number of registered Hispanics has dropped significantly.

That figure fell 5 percent across the country, to about 11 million, according to the Census Bureau. But in some politically important swing states, the decline among Hispanics, who are considered critical in the 2012 presidential contest, is much higher: just over 28 percent in New Mexico, for example, and about 10 percent in Florida.

For both Hispanics and blacks, the large decrease is attributed to the ailing economy, which forced many Americans to move in search of work or because of other financial upheaval.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cheats; fraud; nochangenohope; wheresmystuff
Smell that? Smells like desperation.
1 posted on 05/04/2012 11:10:49 AM PDT by TonyInOhio
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To: TonyInOhio

If they don’t get those registrations moving, the Obamas won’t be going on many more vacations.


2 posted on 05/04/2012 11:13:30 AM PDT by Mashood
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To: Mashood

They can go on vacation, but it will be on their own dime except for the party time Secret Service expense we have to foot... for the next 30+ years


3 posted on 05/04/2012 11:22:31 AM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: TonyInOhio

They’ve got time. All Democrats must re-register this year for their parties Wednesday, Novermber 7th election day. No ID will be required and if they want they can vote twice.


4 posted on 05/04/2012 11:22:39 AM PDT by Made In The USA (Bacon wrapped in bacon, wrapped in bacon, wrapped in bacon...)
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To: TonyInOhio

Not so loud, they’ll hear you!


5 posted on 05/04/2012 11:22:52 AM PDT by navyblue (<u>)
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To: TonyInOhio

Maybe it is black and hispanic workers that Obama is causing to disappear in order to get the unemployment percentage down?


6 posted on 05/04/2012 11:23:11 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: TonyInOhio

7 posted on 05/04/2012 11:26:28 AM PDT by mvpel (Michael Pelletier)
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To: FreeAtlanta
I always wondered, when I saw names like Mickey Mouse on voter registration rolls whether he counted as black, white or Hispanic. Jose Curevo is obvious, Goofy probably white, but who knows?
8 posted on 05/04/2012 11:28:51 AM PDT by dblshot (Insanity: electing the same people over and over and expecting different results.)
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To: TonyInOhio

so many tombstones....so little time....


9 posted on 05/04/2012 11:38:24 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: TonyInOhio
If I may?

"I love the smell of desperation in the morning! It smells like, VICTORY!

10 posted on 05/04/2012 11:39:06 AM PDT by BerniesFriend (Sarah Palin-"Lord knows she's attractive" says bitter Andrea Mitchell and the rest of the MSM)
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To: Made In The USA

Indeed, the reason they do not want voter ID is because their criminal voting base want the right to vote but do NOT want to serve JURY DUTY!!

Some deal, I tell ya...


11 posted on 05/04/2012 11:43:19 AM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: TonyInOhio
The number of black and Hispanic registered voters has fallen sharply since 2008, posing a serious challenge to the Obama campaign in an election that could turn on the participation of minority voters.

They are given every opportunity to register to vote. If they choose NOT to do so, that's fine with me. I'd rather they didn't show up, than do so just to vote for someone who says he'll give them something, or because he 'looks like them'.

I feel the same about ignorant or freeloading WHITE voters.

12 posted on 05/04/2012 11:46:23 AM PDT by SuziQ
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To: SuziQ


Even when it looks like he is a little ahead he is actually behind...
13 posted on 05/04/2012 11:57:17 AM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: TonyInOhio

How do the registrations fall? Someone clean the voter registration files? I can see it if they are talking about new registrations, but they’d fall also as you approach 100% registration. Now the story claims when they move they lose their registration. Exactly how does the voter registration office know you moved/sold or lost your house unless you notify them? This is a typical BS story that editors should be asking questions about the sources and methods.


14 posted on 05/04/2012 12:17:46 PM PDT by airedale
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To: TonyInOhio

Never fear, ACORN is here!


15 posted on 05/04/2012 12:36:54 PM PDT by bgill
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To: TonyInOhio
ELECTORAL COLLEGE PROBLEM? Is it time to change or get rid of the Electoral College?

I'm getting sick and tired of presidential candidates having to kiss up to the so-called Hispanic votes because Hispanic votes can turn electoral college votes this way or that way in many states.

It seems that every time that I listen to the news, commentators talk about how Romney has to watch himself in this state or that state because those states have a large Hispanic population, both legal and illegal.

It seems that the non-Hispanic votes don't count for anything anymore.

So I say that we go to a one man one vote voting system, where presidential candidates don't have to kiss up to Hispanic voters or black voters to try to get elected President.

Yes, let's change the Electoral College or get rid of it so that we can concentrate on letting the system of one man one vote determine our President by majority rule.

16 posted on 05/04/2012 12:36:58 PM PDT by john mirse
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To: airedale
So, how do 'they know' ~ one way is simple ~ run Move Update against your voter registration files once a year ~ all the forwarding orders on file with USPS will give away those moves.

You can do that with welfare rolls as well ~ and I've seen it done. First time it happened it cleared out half the beneficiaries.

17 posted on 05/04/2012 12:44:54 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: TonyInOhio

Smells like BS to me. It’s the WaPo, and I don’t trust any info coming from that most often Leftist source anymore.

We have to act as though the enemy (the Left) are fully armed, and ready for battle right to the end.


18 posted on 05/04/2012 1:05:31 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: TonyInOhio
Voter registration down among Hispanics, blacks

No problem!

Thanks to same-day voter registration, any missing votes can be eaily restored on Election Day simply by taking a bus through the 'hood, along with a few cartons of smokes and bottles of hooch.

19 posted on 05/04/2012 1:23:49 PM PDT by newgeezer (It is [the people's] right and duty to be at all times armed. --Thomas Jefferson)
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To: TonyInOhio

November 6th is going to be like the day the Olympic committee rejected Chicago, only about a billion times better.


20 posted on 05/04/2012 1:25:01 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Do I really need a sarcasm tag? Seriously? You're that dense?)
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To: BigEdLB

The Dick Morris theorem is wrong. make it more like 2 to 1 for the challenger, not 90%.

Then its 48.3% Obama, 48.2% Romney.

Close!

Do NOT assume your vote wont count!!!


21 posted on 05/04/2012 1:36:55 PM PDT by WOSG (Anyone But Obama)
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To: Mashood

His core voters seem truly unmotivated. They were expecting him to deliver Socialist Nirvana within his first two years. And since he had Congressional supermajorities, they don’t see any excuse why he didn’t.

Leftists are like children. They expect to get what they want NOW NOW NOW NOW NOW NOW NOW! They didn’t, so now they are gonna hold their breath and turn blue.


22 posted on 05/04/2012 1:44:40 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: john mirse
Call your Congressman to file the constitutional amendment. I doubt 39 states will go along with you though? If you get rid of the Electoral College, ballot boxes will be overflowing in all of major cities across the country, and almost all of them are run by Democrats.
23 posted on 05/04/2012 2:47:16 PM PDT by HenpeckedCon (What pi$$es me off the most is that POS commie will get a State Funeral!)
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To: muawiyah

But they don’t do that or almost anything else needed to keep the records clean. I’m getting ready to send in the documents necessary to remove my mother from the voter roles due to her death. If I don’t remove her she’ll still be there for some Democrat to vote for her (after all they know her intentions. Don’t they?)


24 posted on 05/04/2012 4:55:18 PM PDT by airedale
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To: john mirse
Yes, let's change the Electoral College or get rid of it...

Sorry, I totally disagree with that. I find that anyone who makes such a statement does not really understand the purpose of the Electoral College.

...we can concentrate on letting the system of one man one vote...

Then we are no longer a republic but a democracy, and that's what brought down the Ancient Greece civilization. Mob rule doesn't work, at least in a republic extremism is tempered (usually) through the representative government members.

25 posted on 05/04/2012 7:54:14 PM PDT by Traveler59 ( Truth is a journey, not a destination.)
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To: john mirse
Yes, let's change the Electoral College or get rid of it so that we can concentrate on letting the system of one man one vote determine our President by majority rule.

Which would allow voter fraud in the likes of Philadelphia and Chicago to infect the entire national vote. As it is, they can affect the outcome in only one state. But, if you do away with the Electoral College, they could affect the national outcome.

Moreover, the principle of the Electoral College can be analogized to the World Series. Which team should be declared World Champion: the team that wins four-out-of-seven? Or the team that scores the most runs over seven games?

26 posted on 05/04/2012 8:08:47 PM PDT by okie01
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To: TonyInOhio

What happened to all of the freeloading dirtbags the ‘RATS registered prior to the 2008 election?


27 posted on 05/04/2012 8:51:11 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life. - Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas)
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To: john mirse
Yes, let's change the Electoral College or get rid of it so that we can concentrate on letting the system of one man one vote determine our President by majority rule

Now there is a suicidal thought for anyone who values the republican form of government. What kind of troll are you anyway--'rat, leftist, or just a plain asshole?

28 posted on 05/04/2012 8:55:49 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: TonyInOhio

I read the article. Very informative and very encouraging. Thanks so much for this Post. Best political news I’ve heard all day. Thanks again.


29 posted on 05/04/2012 10:39:29 PM PDT by Homers-odd-I-see (We've got to get Obama out of the White House on Nov. 6, 2012)
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To: Made In The USA; All
We need to start spreading the word for an entire week, beginning October 31st, that:
Due to a projected heavy voter turn-out, it is requested that Republicans vote November 6th and Democrats vote November 7th.

30 posted on 05/04/2012 10:51:14 PM PDT by Homers-odd-I-see (We've got to get Obama out of the White House on Nov. 6, 2012)
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To: BigEdLB

Rule of thumb (historically), 80% of the undecided vote goes to the challenger.


31 posted on 05/04/2012 10:55:51 PM PDT by Homers-odd-I-see (We've got to get Obama out of the White House on Nov. 6, 2012)
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To: hinckley buzzard; john mirse

The Electoral College tilted greatly in favor of the Republican Party after the 2010 Census. Blue States lost Electoral Votes and Red States got them.


32 posted on 05/04/2012 11:29:09 PM PDT by Homers-odd-I-see (We've got to get Obama out of the White House on Nov. 6, 2012)
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To: SuziQ

We don’t need the ignorant human failures to vote. Minorities don’t read and all they know is what they get from TV. If conservatives would drop their CATV the mass media would change, but Americans will ride their entertainment addictions all the way to 3rd world status before they wake up.


33 posted on 05/05/2012 6:33:51 AM PDT by wrencher
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To: hinckley buzzard
Yes, let's change the Electoral College or get rid of it so that we can concentrate on letting the system of one man one vote determine our President by majority rule

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Now there is a suicidal thought for anyone who values the republican form of government. What kind of troll are you anyway--'rat, leftist, or just a plain asshole?

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This is mirse. I believe that Obama is a liar and a fraud.

That being said, could you please explain why you favor the Electoral College system? Thanks.

34 posted on 05/05/2012 3:59:24 PM PDT by john mirse
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To: john mirse

When I first read that the Hispanic turnout vote is down, my thought was “Well, they probably moved back to MEXICO”


35 posted on 05/05/2012 8:02:04 PM PDT by princess leah
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To: TonyInOhio

“For both Hispanics and blacks, the large decrease is attributed to the ailing economy, which forced many Americans to move in search of work or because of other financial upheaval.”

Unless their referring to going back to Mexico, moving would not account for federal decline of 5%. Indeed its given the federal motor voter fraud act its hard to account for such a decline in any state. Unless your talking about fraudlent registration reductions.


36 posted on 05/05/2012 10:12:13 PM PDT by Monorprise
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To: john mirse

With out the collage 2 very bad things each with their own long list of grave consequences would happen:

1: Small States would be ignored even more than they are now.

2: Every State would alter their voting rules to increase raw vote numbers for power & influence. (IE unimaginable amounts of fraud)


37 posted on 05/05/2012 10:22:32 PM PDT by Monorprise
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To: okie01

Good Analogy okie01!


38 posted on 05/05/2012 10:52:25 PM PDT by Monorprise
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